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Address: Aushros Vartu g. 12, Vilnius 01303, Lithuania
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Part of the old city wall, it is a church on top of an arch. Walk through from the outside, it is much more impressive from the inside.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There was nothing here which seemed interesting. The place looked very secluded and completely empty which tells a lot.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of the old city wall, it is a church on top of an arch. Walk through from the outside, it is much more impressive from the inside.

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Bologna, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everytime I go to Vilnius I go and visit this little chapel, built inside one of the main gates of the old wall of the town. I like its silent, religious, traditional mood. It's located in one of the nicest areas of Vilnius historical areas. Beware: steep stairs.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Vilnius attraction. Is a church set on top of a wide arch which Vilnius is famous for. The altar can be viewed from the street and the painted brickwork has been well preserved

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the "must sees" in Vilnius. The gate is much more than a gate with a chapel, it's a shrine for millions of Catholic and Orthodox Christians from Baltic countries, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine alike. November 16th is the day when the icon of the Blessed Virgin Mary is traditionally venerated and worshipped. Difficult to say why the gate has... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little hard to find at the top end of the old town and will come up on you by surprise. Later on in the day there are a few beggars in the arch way. They do not harass you and are not a problem

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The number one attraction for Vilnius so if you you are visiting this is the top attraction to see while in the town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gates of Dawn, right in the heart of Old Twon Vilnius, is an absolutely stunning place to visit, a place of extraordinary reverence and beauty. I found it deeply moving to see the passion and devotion of all the locals that were here to pray and seek solace. It was built in the 16th century as part of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gates of Dawn are much more beautiful on the inside than the outside - we saw the outside from the hop on hop off bus and weren't too impressed - but to visit them on foot and walk through them is much better, they're beautifully decorated, the street leading up to them is really nice too with some nice... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The gates are the last remaining physical gate of the old city walls , the lead up to the gates , from the main road shows a painting on the whitewash of the gated upper wall The main street side , is where the entrance to the religious area exists , a bell tower , church and religious gratifying be... More 

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